molagali n., all the islands; the world,
momoi v. tr. to buffet; afe e momoia na ola, the wind buffeted the ship.
momoko; momoko ia, breast, bosom.
mone adv., gives life to the narrative; tamone; otomone.
mori, momori, as mouri, to live. Cf. S. moli, walaimoli, mauri.
morumoru v. i., to be broken in pieces. S. morumoru.
mou, momou, v. i., to fear.
mouni v. tr.
moumoula v. n., fear. S. mau.
mouli to be left-handed, awkward. S. mauli.
moumouli (gu) n., left hand.
mouri, momouri v. i., to live.
mourisi v. tr., to survive, escape from.
mouria v. n., life.
mourila- (gu) v. n., life. S. mauri.
mousi v. tr., to cut off, sever. S. mousi.
mu. 1. pers. pron. pl. 2. used by itself as subj. or follows gamu; mu kafi lea mai i angita, when will you come?
mu. 2. pronoun, suff. to nouns, sing. 2., thy.
mumudi crumb, chip, scrap; mumudi i doo, scraps.
mwaa snake. S. mwaa.
mwaela laughter. famwaela.
mwaemwae v. i., to be obedient. S. mwae.
mwai 1. a bag;
mwaila adj., rich. S. mwa’i.
mwai 2. prefix marking reciprocity of relationship; ro mwai telana, mother and child; ro mwai fungona geni, mother and daughter-in-law; used as plural article, mwai asi nau, brethren. S. mwai.
mwaimwane, woman’s brother, man’s sister, a mwaimwane nau.
mwaluda adj., soft, gentle, kind, possible, easy.
mwane, a male, man, boy, exclam. you! added to proper nouns and to certain other words to show sex distinction. S. mwane.
mwaomwao v. i., to be weak, feeble.
mwela, child, boy, person; used with article ni of women; ni mwela ne, this woman; mwela bibiu, little child. S. mwela.
na 1. definite article, a, the; used with both sing. and pl.; gera na Grekia, the Greeks. Cf. Florida na. M. L. p. 524: na noni, the body; na sasigamu, your brethren; is in more frequent use than the corresponding nga in Sa’a; in many cases nouns are used without any article when the signification is general. S. nga.
na 2. pronoun suffixed to nouns, sing. 3; abana, his hand: added to the first of two nouns to express a genitive; i tolona fera, on the tops of the hills; gwauna na ai gi, head of men: added to cardinals to form ordinals. S. nd, Mota na.